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THE MAORI MESSENGER.

TE KARERE MAORI.

VOL. VII.] AUCKLAND, JULY 14, I860.—AKARANA, HURAE 14, 1860. [No. 1.

THE KOHIMARAMA CONFERENCE.

OUR readers will be glad. of some information respecting the Confe- rence of Native Chiefs now being held at Kohimarama. We shall, therefore, set aside all other matter in order to make room for a full report of the proceedings up to the date of our present issue.

We shall commence our account with a list of the Chiefs, with the names of their respective tribes, and their several places of abode. From this list it will appear that the prin- cipal sub-divisions of the Maori race in New Zealand are, on the whole, well represented in this Conference. One hundred and twelve Chiefs took their seat on the first day, and several more have arrived at inter- vals since. Others had been invited

TE HUI KI KOHIMARAMA.

TERA nga kai korero o te Nupepa nei te matenui ki te whakarongo korero mo te runanga o nga Ranga- tira Maori e noho nei i Kohimarama. Heoi, ka pana atu e matou nga korero noa o tenei takiwa, ka wha- kapuare nui i te Nupepa ki nga korero o tenei runanga, kia poto katoa ki roto taea noatia te ra o tenei perehitanga.

Hei timatanga tenei mo a matou korero, ko te tatau i nga rangatira;

me whakaapiti hoki tona hapu, tona kainga, to tena rangatira to tena rangatira.

Ma konei ka kitea ai kua uru nui nga tino hapu katoa o Nui Tirani ki tenei runanga. Kotahi rau te kau ma rua nga rangatira i noho ki te runanga i te ra timatanga, na no muri nei kua tae mai ano etahi,